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Phakhao Lao Restaurant

Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 77 517 272
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good62%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (5 reviews)
“sticky rice” (6 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favourite restaurant during our trip here last year. We returned for dinner on our first evening here and this time had no problem locating it. The restaurant had not changed and the food was still as good. We especially loved the sticky...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a good restaurant with a nice quite garden right in the center of Vientiane. I had a set menu and I liked it!

Thank IceOleg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a great example - possibly because of what we ordered: tucked away in the old part of town about 100m from the Mekong Phakhoa offers acceptable Thai and Laotian food that ultimately failed to excite. The curry was a bit watery and the service...More

Thank Martin O
Reviewed November 4, 2017

As BKK expats, we were happy to test Thai food in Laos and were not disappointed. They serve decent food - not the best ever - bur rather authentic and delicious- Big plus, though is the nice, old-fashioned andlalmost rural setting of the restaurant in...More

Thank Chroegel
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We were recommended this local, family-run restaurant by staff of the Ansara Hotel nearby as a good place for local food, and they were quite right. We ate there three times on consecutive days, as the food was so good. There is a nice dining...More

Thank ldhf
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

To start, it was very expensive for the area. Four adults with a variety of items ordered, the cashew chicken was delicious. But the seafood was not edible due to being extra chewy. A couple of the dishes had very little flavor and the sticky...More

Thank boonutsmom
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Had a late lunch at Pha Khao. Communication with the server wasn't the best, they probably didn't have their full wait staff during the lean time. Sat at the wooden deck surrounded by a beautiful garden. The Thai food we had was very good and...More

1  Thank ptrav9
Reviewed April 23, 2017

If you can find this restaurant (down the lane from the Ansara hotel) you will get a decent meal at low prices. I didn't see any Laotian dishes on the menu - they all seemed to be Thai or Chinese, but that suited me fine....More

Thank ChapLondon2
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We went to the restaurant due to the good recommendations here and we're fully satisfied. Location is on a small street, but you sit inside a nice garden. Service was good and quick. Food was delicious and prices reasonable. Can definitely recommend it.

Thank iweber13
Reviewed January 21, 2017

We came here for dinner on a Saturday night. There was a large group of people in the back of the restaurant (Korean or Lao) who were quite loud and who took up a great deal of space. We tried to sit as far away...More

Thank Bryan H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wat Chan Lane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
  • Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Vientiane Prefecture  >  Vientiane
  • Phone Number: +856 20 77 517 272
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